The battle is over. The war is won. The prophecy complete.But life can¿t just pick up where it left off for Ethan. Struggling to cope with the death of his soul-mate, at odds with his friends in the Guard, he finds himself adrift, jumping at shadows and sensing someone who can¿t possibly be there.Blaming herself for Lathenia¿s death, Jesilla swears to avenge her mother and fulfil her vision for world domination. But she hadn¿t planned to fall in love. And that leaves her with an unbearable choice ¿ should she follow her heart or the parental strings of a Goddess, short on praise but high on expectation who continues to pull on her from the grave?As the Guard and the Order battle through the past and into an impossible future, darkness lurks around every corner. The fight for the world¿s survival will rest with just one.Is it friend or foe that stands in The Shadow?